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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock

Representing the 10th District of Virginia


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The Hill: An important story that must be told

July 9, 2018
In The News

You may be surprised to learn who Gen. George Washington (a Virginian) invited to march alongside him at the Victory Parade in Philadelphia on July 4, 1783. It was Revolutionary War hero General Bernardo de Galvez. He was Spain’s colonial governor of Cuba and the Louisiana territory (comprising 13 current U.S. states), Commander in Chief of the allied fleet in the Caribbean and Washington’s indispensable ally.

You may read the full joint op-ed with Danny Vargas at The Hill here.